Show #52 - Tuesday, November 20, 1984


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Don Branten, a computer programmer from Escondido, California

Cathy Pentecost, a music teacher originally from Phoenix, Arizona

Michael Backes, a puzzle designer originally from Tucson, Arizona (whose 2-day cash winnings total $24,300)

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
It's Erin or Eire in Gaelic
    $100 13
"Treasure Island's" peg-legged pirate
    $100 4
Massachusetts town for which fig-filled cookies are named
    $100 14
Nation's largest single user of almonds is this chocolate maker
    $100 8
Played Rev. Fordwick on "The Waltons" but is best known as Jack Tripper
    $100 20
What Ray Charles told "Jack" to do
    $200 2
Where Persian rugs are made
    $200 24
After winning by a "hare", he said, "Slow but sure wins the race"
    $200 5
America's largest crop, more accurately called maize
    $200 15
Only company that sells rotary engine cars in U.S.
    $200 9
Her character "Mama" died in a TV special, but was resurrected for "Mama's Family"
    $200 21
The beat of Karl Malden's Detective Stone
    $300 3
It's the largest island in Europe & 7th largest in the world
    $300 6
Kellogg's reduced amount of this mineral in Frosted Rice after the flakes were attracted to magnets
    $300 16
Babies are no longer this food maker's "only business"; it's also in insurance
    $300 10
Crime "The Fugitive" was accused of
    DD: $400 22
Where Eddie Grant "rocked down to" in this hit:

"Now in the street there is violence / And, and a lots of work to be done / No place to hang out our washing / And, and I can't blame all on the sun..."
    $400 7
Widely considered a vegetable tho botanists call it a fruit, it was once thought to be poisonous
    $400 17
Company that distributes Stolichnaya vodka from Russia & makes soft drinks there
    $400 11
The two occupations of TV's "Odd Couple"
    $400 23
In the '20s, area around Times Square where music composers worked
    $500 19
After defeats by Texans & Americans, this Mexican introduced chewing gum to U.S.
    $500 18
Owned by IT&T it's America's largest seed company
    $500 12
1950s comedy that was first to be filmed with 3 cameras before a live audience

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Mike Cathy Don
$400 $600 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Cathy Don
$1,800 $1,000 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE '50s
    $200 2
Of smiling & frowning the one it takes more muscles to do
    $200 19
In August 1956, Ringling Brothers Circus performed its last show in one
    $200 13
What you are if you've "bought the farm" or "cashed in your chips"
    $200 1
In 1880 baseball it took 9 balls to do what today only takes 4
    $200 10
Choosing someone for office by voting
    $200 3
She actually said "I want to be let alone"
    $400 4
The taste sensation that goes with sweet, sour, & salty
    $400 20
From 7/4/59 to 7/3/60 the U.S. flag had this many stars
    $400 15
From the inquisitive male goose, it means "to glance at"
    $400 9
Derived from "l'oeuf", French for egg, it means 0 in tennis
    $400 12
From Latin "clothed in white", a person running for office
    $400 7
"Any Which Way You Can"was its sequel
    $600 5
The liquid part of the blood
    $600 21
Due to illness, John Foster Dulles resigned from this office in '59
    $600 23
It can also be said "Emerge odorous as an American beauty"
    $600 16
Sport played by the L.A. Thunderbirds and the N.Y. Bombers
    DD: $800 18
Organizations or issues not based on political affiliations
    $600 11
Original wording of the Hollywood Sign
    $800 6
Common eye color that's most sensitive to light
    $800 22
Controversial topic of best-seller "The Search for Bridey Murphy"
    DD: $1,600 24
1st done to accept a pugilist's challenge, in politics, it means "to enter the competition"
    $800 25
Someone who doesn't believe in this category
    $800 14
Coppola released this film's 70 mm print with a different ending than the 35mm
    $1000 8
Vitamin the skin produces when exposed to the sun
    $1000 17
Actor who rode bomb to oblivion at the end of Dr. Strangelove

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Cathy Don
$7,800 $1,600 -$1,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

First person in the Bible to be imprisoned

Final scores:

Mike Cathy Don
$7,000 $100 -$1,000
3-day champion: $31,300 2nd place: Merillat oak modular shelving system 3rd place: Char-Broil grill & Vintner Cork Master

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mike Cathy Don
$10,100 $1,600 -$1,000
29 R
(including 1 DD),
9 W
(including 2 DDs)
8 R,
2 W
9 R,
8 W

Combined Coryat: $10,700

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Game tape date: 1984-09-11
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